Southwest Inaugurates first Denver to Belize flight

Southwest Inaugurates first Denver to Belize flight

Southwest Airlines continues to expand its international footprint with new routes to the Central American nation of Belize. Beginning on March 11, 2017, Southwest now operates a non-stop route between the Denver International Airport (DIA) and the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City, Belize. The new Denver-Belize route will run until April 22, 2017.

Southwest Airlines currently operates a non-stop flight from Houston, Texas (HOU) to Belize City that began in 2015. Later this year, Southwest will add nonstop service to Belize from the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) airport to cater to growing traveler numbers to Belize. The government of Belize has reported continuous growth in the number of overnight arrivals, and top airlines like Delta, United, American, and WestJet have begun operating new or boosted existing routes to Belize to accommodate increasing demand.

Belize is a small country in Central America located just south of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and can be reached by the United States in 2-7 hours. With a long Caribbean coastline, pristine interior consisting of rainforests, mountains, and jungles, and hundreds of offshore islands, Belize is rapidly becoming a top destination for celebrities, family vacationers, honeymooners, and adventure travelers.

Yok Ha Island Resort

To make the most of the new lower fares and non-stop routes to Belize, consider staying at the Yok Ha Island Resort. Situated on a privately owned island just eight miles off the coast of Dangriga in southeastern Belize, Yok Ha has five intimately appointed cabins, a gourmet restaurant, bar, and dive center.

Yok Ha is conveniently close to all of the top mainland destinations, including cultural tours of the Garifuna, the town of Dangriga, Placencia, Hopkins village, ancient Maya sites, and popular nature zones like boat tours of the Monkey River and hiking/birding in the Cockscomb Basin Nature Reserve. Yok Ha is also close to the top sailing, fishing, snorkeling, and diving sites on the Belize Barrier Reef.

Yok Ha is currently offering special discounts for bookings made for any stay during the month of April. For any overnight stay during April, guests will receive between 43 and 49% off the regular rate at all of the cabins on the resort. The standard rate for Loa cabin is $535 but all bookings for April will be priced at just $275, a 49% reduction. The standard rate for Chaac cabin is $440 but all bookings for April will be priced at just $250, a 43% reduction. The standard rate for one of the Ha cabins is $410 but all bookings for April will be priced at $225, a 45% reduction.

Book now to enjoy a wonderful Belize vacation at the Yok Ha Island Resort!


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